Early Modern Literature in History

Shakespeare and Carnival

After Bakhtin

Editors: Knowles, R. (Ed.)

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This collection of essays is the first to reassess a range of Shakespeare's plays in relation to carnivalesque theory. Contributors re-historicize the carnivalesque in different ways, offering both a developed application, or critique of, Bakhtin's thought.

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RONALD KNOWLES is Senior Lecturer in English Literature and has taught at the University of Reading since 1971. His recent books include Henry IV 1&2. 'The Critics Debate', Understanding Harold Pinter and Gulliver's Travels. The Politics of Satire. He has written many articles on Pinter and Shakespeare and is Associate Editor in Britain of The Pinter Reviews. Currently he is editing 2 Henry VI for the Arden Shakespeare.

Table of contents (10 chapters)

Table of contents (10 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Shakespeare and Carnival
Book Subtitle
After Bakhtin
Editors
  • R. Knowles
Series Title
Early Modern Literature in History
Copyright
1998
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-00081-0
DOI
10.1057/9780230000810
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-71141-5
Softcover ISBN
978-0-333-71142-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
X, 232
Number of Illustrations
4 b/w illustrations
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